John Cosgrove
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John Cosgrove

Atlantic Handling Systems
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Company Bio
Atlantic Handling Systems Atlantic Handling Systems employees have been designing, supplying and servicing all types of material handling equipment for over 40 years. AHS provides customers in a wide range of industries with supply chain solutions. Atlantic is your one- stop, full service system integrator for all your material handling needs. We are a division of Maybury Material Handling making us one of the largest suppliers of material handling equipment in the Northeast. AHS Can Offer you the Following: CAD Design team for building layout requirements. In-House project management group. Broad representation of many fine equipment manufacturers. Conveyor Service & maintenance programs. AHS custom designed & manufactured Mezzanines. Experienced installation crews. An affordable Warehouse Management System. Provide help with obtaining permits.
Personal Bio
John J. Cosgrove, founder and president of Atlantic Handling Systems, a leading materials handling solution provider, is a successful businessperson, former government official and community volunteer. A lifelong resident of Fair Lawn, John’s volunteer activities are numerous. He has held every office in the Fair Lawn Fire Department and served as Fire Chief in 1997. He was awarded the Fair Lawn Fire Department Valor Award, Citation Star for Bravery and the VFW Valor Award in 1991 for his heroic actions in the rescue of an unconscious man from a burning house fire. John has served as a volunteer coach for baseball, hockey, softball and lacrosse. He founded the Fair Lawn Lacrosse Club and the Fair Lawn Touchdown Club and served as president of both. John also served on the Board of Directors of the following: The Foundation at Bergen Regional Medical Center; Fair Lawn High School Parents Committee for Athletics (President 2002-2010) Fair Lawn Football Association; Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (President, 2007); Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce and Fair Lawn Community Center 501(c) 3 Chairman. He currently serves as Chairman of the Foundation at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center in Paramus, NJ. He is also the Past President of Fair Lawn Sunrise Rotary and has been named a Paul Harris fellow for his contributions to Rotary International. Mr. Cosgrove, was named Fair Lawn Citizen of the Year in 2007 by the Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce. He is a 3 time recipient of the Bergen County Volunteer of the Year Award and the recipient of the Bergen Regional Medical Benefactor Award. He received the Horizon Award from Skyline Theatres in 2013 for helping to promote the Arts in Fair Lawn. The John J. Cosgrove Gymnasium at the Fair Lawn Community Center has been dedicated in his honor in 2006. Mr. Cosgrove was elected to the Fair Lawn Borough Council and has served 5 consecutive terms as the Mayor of Fair Lawn. He has also served 3 terms as the Borough’s Deputy Mayor. In 2015, Mayor Cosgrove received the Bergen County United Way “Oscar” for Best Mayor in a Leading Role, given in recognition of his efforts to help individuals with special needs. He is also the recipient of the 2015 CarePlus Foundation Courage Award, which honors his service and courage regarding the advancement of mental health. He has also received the distinguished citizen’s award from the Daughters of the American Revolution in 2016. In February of 2017 Mayor Cosgrove received a lifetime Achievement award for Leadership from the Bergen Regional Medical Center Foundation where he serves as the Chairman of the Board. The Benjamin Cardozo Knights of Pythias Lodge named Mayor Cosgrove as the 2018 citizen of the year in Fair Lawn. In May of 2019 New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy nominated Mr. Cosgrove for a seat on the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission. He was unanimously confirmed by the NJ Senate Judiciary Committee and is currently serving as a Commissioner at the PVSC. John Cosgrove resides in Fair Lawn with his wife Maryanne Riotto Cosgrove (Former United States Air Force Captain) and has 3 children John 35 (Wife Alyssa) Kevin 33 (wife Christina) and daughter Kerryann 30. He also has one Grandson Connor John Cosgrove born on September 13th, 2019.